Tag Archives: flash

Flash: Shine Effect

Create the Motion Tween

Ever seen forum signatures or other images with a slick shine like below? (Base Image from this tutorial) These are actually very easy to create…just a layer mask and some motion tweening in Flash. Layer Mask First, create your image. You can use any of our Photoshop tutorials (Google logo, glass text), or any you […]

Flash: String Manipulation

After creating this tutorial on text boxes, I’m sure you all would like to know how to edit this string. That’s why I’m here.   First, let’s say we have the following string: “This is a string with commas, periods, and an exclamation point! (It also has parentheses/slashes.)” It’s kinda long but the point is […]

Flash: Getting URL Contents

There is some rather simple code that can, in Flash, allow you to retrieve URL contents similar to PHP.   We’ll create a short example. First, create a new AS2 movie and save it as “test.swf”. Insert two keyframes, placing this code on both: stop(); This essentially stops the animation from playing through the frames. […]

Code Generators

I’ve written a set of [so far] 3 code generators that you can use when you are embedding images and flash videos or creating iFrames. The generators can be found at: http://scyberia.org/utilities/gen.php   Enjoy, and hopefully you won’t have to remember all those stinking codes!

Flash: Pong Game Part 2

Read Part 1.   This section will introduce two things: Score Increasing ball speed There will be no menuing involved, so the score will be unlimited. I might make a tutorial about this…   Gradual Ball Speed Increase First, we need to decide when the ball increases in speed…when it hits the left paddle? hits […]